The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 370 349 410
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +61
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 304 301 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.56% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.59% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 184 140
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.15% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Analyst within the UK.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Analyst within the UK.

Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Security Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 284 £400 -5.88% 83
London -25 113 £413 -8.33% 45
North West +7 46 £375 +7.14% 5
South East -35 40 £400 +5.26% 10
Manchester +6 36 £405 +17.81% 5
South West +2 22 £380 -2.06% 7
Yorkshire +26 20 £367 +24.23% 6
East of England +13 20 £400 -4.53% 3
Scotland -2 18 £400 +60.00%
West Midlands 0 17 £381 +17.30% 5
City of London +20 13 £438 -7.89% 12
Glasgow +16 13 £400 -20.00%
Bristol +2 13 £375 -2.59% 2
West Yorkshire +7 12 £378 +27.96% 6
Leeds -1 11 £388 - 6
Hampshire +6 10 £405 +5.53% 1
Surrey -13 9 £385 -12.50% 3
Bromley - 9 £350 -
Cheshire -1 8 £375 -14.04%
Berkshire -24 8 £394 -5.97% 4
South Yorkshire - 8 £367 -
Sheffield - 8 £367 -
Bedfordshire +12 7 £400 -11.11% 1
Hertfordshire +6 6 £380 -22.05%
Birmingham +6 6 £350 - 2
Essex +3 5 £475 -
Buckinghamshire +1 5 £388 +8.01%
West Sussex - 5 £433 - 1
East Midlands +15 4 £450 +20.00% 1
Chester +1 4 £375 -25.00%

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Security Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 341 (47.83%) Information Security
2 198 (27.77%) CISSP
3 157 (22.02%) Firewall
4 135 (18.93%) Finance
5 127 (17.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 127 (17.81%) Security Operations
6 116 (16.27%) SIEM
7 112 (15.71%) Windows
8 107 (15.01%) CISM
9 99 (13.88%) Cybersecurity
10 96 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
11 91 (12.76%) PCI DSS
12 81 (11.36%) Cisco
13 79 (11.08%) Network Security
13 79 (11.08%) Intrusion Detection
13 79 (11.08%) Penetration Testing
14 77 (10.80%) Vulnerability Management
15 71 (9.96%) Risk Management
16 68 (9.54%) Security Operations Centre
17 64 (8.98%) Cyberthreat
18 61 (8.56%) CheckPoint
19 60 (8.42%) Security Management
19 60 (8.42%) Management Information System
20 58 (8.13%) Incident Management
21 56 (7.85%) Linux
22 55 (7.71%) Security Cleared
23 53 (7.43%) Splunk
23 53 (7.43%) Unix
24 50 (7.01%) Legal
25 46 (6.45%) TCP/IP

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (0.98%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.56%) IIS
3 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (1.40%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.98%) MS Office
3 5 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.42%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.28%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.14%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.54%) Office 365
2 7 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.84%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.14%) IaaS
4 1 (0.14%) PaaS
4 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 157 (22.02%) Firewall
2 79 (11.08%) Intrusion Detection
2 79 (11.08%) Network Security
3 46 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 39 (5.47%) WAN
5 35 (4.91%) LAN
6 25 (3.51%) SSL
7 24 (3.37%) Internet
8 21 (2.95%) VPN
9 17 (2.38%) HTTP
10 13 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (1.40%) IPsec
12 8 (1.12%) Cisco ISE
12 8 (1.12%) TACACS
12 8 (1.12%) Wireshark
13 7 (0.98%) DNS
13 7 (0.98%) FTP
13 7 (0.98%) tcpdump
14 6 (0.84%) VLAN
15 5 (0.70%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.42%) GIS
1 3 (0.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.28%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.14%) Big Data
3 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (2.10%) Metasploit
2 5 (0.70%) JIRA
3 1 (0.14%) LSMW
3 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 135 (18.93%) Finance
2 50 (7.01%) Legal
3 45 (6.31%) Banking
4 31 (4.35%) Retail
5 16 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.54%) Law
7 5 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.70%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.42%) Advertising
8 3 (0.42%) Automotive
8 3 (0.42%) Games
9 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.28%) Marketing
9 2 (0.28%) Military
10 1 (0.14%) Billing
10 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.14%) Electronics
10 1 (0.14%) French Language
10 1 (0.14%) Local Government
10 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.54%) Web Services
2 6 (0.84%) .NET
3 5 (0.70%) ASP.NET
3 5 (0.70%) HTML
4 3 (0.42%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.14%) Middleware
5 1 (0.14%) SAML
5 1 (0.14%) SOAP
5 1 (0.14%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.14%) XML
5 1 (0.14%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 96 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (9.54%) Security Operations Centre
3 64 (8.98%) Cyberthreat
4 60 (8.42%) Management Information System
5 32 (4.49%) Data Centre
6 17 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
7 13 (1.82%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.26%) CESG
8 9 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (1.26%) Mainframe
8 9 (1.26%) RSA SecurID
9 8 (1.12%) PKI
10 7 (0.98%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.84%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
12 5 (0.70%) FMCG
12 5 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
12 5 (0.70%) PMI
12 5 (0.70%) Statistics
13 4 (0.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 112 (15.71%) Windows
2 56 (7.85%) Linux
3 53 (7.43%) Unix
4 15 (2.10%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.82%) Solaris
6 8 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.84%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.70%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.42%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.42%) VMS
10 3 (0.42%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.28%) AIX
12 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (47.83%) Information Security
2 127 (17.81%) Security Operations
3 116 (16.27%) SIEM
4 99 (13.88%) Cybersecurity
5 79 (11.08%) Penetration Testing
6 77 (10.80%) Vulnerability Management
7 71 (9.96%) Risk Management
8 60 (8.42%) Security Management
9 58 (8.13%) Incident Management
10 43 (6.03%) Data Protection
11 41 (5.75%) ITIL
12 34 (4.77%) Risk Assessment
12 34 (4.77%) Security Architecture
13 31 (4.35%) Information Assurance
14 29 (4.07%) Information Security Management
14 29 (4.07%) Kalman Filter
14 29 (4.07%) Project Management
15 27 (3.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 26 (3.65%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (3.51%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (2.38%) PowerShell
2 15 (2.10%) Python
3 11 (1.54%) SQL
4 10 (1.40%) Java
5 8 (1.12%) C#
5 8 (1.12%) VB
6 6 (0.84%) JavaScript
6 6 (0.84%) Perl
7 5 (0.70%) VBScript
8 4 (0.56%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.42%) C
10 2 (0.28%) C++
11 1 (0.14%) ABAP
11 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 198 (27.77%) CISSP
2 107 (15.01%) CISM
3 55 (7.71%) Security Cleared
4 42 (5.89%) CISA
5 40 (5.61%) Degree
5 40 (5.61%) SC Cleared
6 37 (5.19%) CEH
7 31 (4.35%) GCIA
8 26 (3.65%) GCIH
9 23 (3.23%) GIAC
9 23 (3.23%) SANS
10 20 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (2.10%) GSEC
12 9 (1.26%) SSCP
13 8 (1.12%) ISEB
14 7 (0.98%) CCNA
14 7 (0.98%) CCNP
15 6 (0.84%) CREST Certified
15 6 (0.84%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (17.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 91 (12.76%) PCI DSS
3 29 (4.07%) SLA
4 25 (3.51%) COBIT
5 17 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (1.40%) ISO27002
7 8 (1.12%) QA
8 7 (0.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (0.98%) RMADS
9 6 (0.84%) ISO27005
10 4 (0.56%) GPG13
11 3 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.42%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.14%) FIPS 140-2
12 1 (0.14%) GxP
12 1 (0.14%) HMG Infosec
12 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.14%) WAI
12 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 38 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.84%) BitLocker
3 6 (0.84%) Snort
4 3 (0.42%) ACF2
4 3 (0.42%) ClearTrust
5 2 (0.28%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.14%) HDFS
6 1 (0.14%) RACF
6 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (5.05%) QRadar
2 29 (4.07%) Nessus
3 25 (3.51%) Nmap
4 16 (2.24%) McAfee ePO
5 15 (2.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 12 (1.68%) EnCase
7 8 (1.12%) RSA Security Analytics
8 7 (0.98%) RSA Archer
8 7 (0.98%) SCCM
9 6 (0.84%) WSUS
10 5 (0.70%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.70%) OpenVAS
11 3 (0.42%) zSecure
12 2 (0.28%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.28%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.28%) IBM BigFix
12 2 (0.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 81 (11.36%) Cisco
2 61 (8.56%) CheckPoint
3 53 (7.43%) Splunk
4 45 (6.31%) ArcSight
5 44 (6.17%) Intel Security
6 36 (5.05%) Qualys
7 33 (4.63%) F5
8 29 (4.07%) Microsoft
9 26 (3.65%) IBM
10 23 (3.23%) Blue Coat
11 22 (3.09%) Juniper
12 21 (2.95%) SAP
13 19 (2.66%) Palo Alto
14 18 (2.52%) Oracle
15 17 (2.38%) Nokia
15 17 (2.38%) Sourcefire
15 17 (2.38%) Symantec
15 17 (2.38%) VMware
16 15 (2.10%) HP
17 12 (1.68%) Cyber-Ark
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